imperialism

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In History
  • Manifest Destiny

    Set the precedence for involvement in the Western Hemisphere
    -Power
  • Spanish American War

    An explosion of a U.S.S. Marine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba. Cubans were blamed and U.S. declared war.
    -Power
  • Purchase of Alaska

    U.S. purchased Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million. It was able to ridded the continent of another foraging power. -Power
  • Midway Islands

    A group of islands located in the Western Pacific Ocean. The U.S. conquered and took over these islands. -Power
  • Hawaii

    There was an annexation of these islands as a result of American missionary and commercial activities. -Profits,Power
  • Actions in Japan

    Roosevelt went over to Japan with guns and forced them to trade with the U.S.
    -Power
  • Actions in China

    China opened trade to U.S. but China faced a threat from Japan. The U.S. was forced out of trade.
    -Power,Profits
  • Teller Amendment

    Cubans were allowed to have their own freedom in Cuba. -Politics, Power
  • Wake Islands

    The U.S. annexed these islands to serve as docking points for ships traveling from the West to Japan. -Profit
  • American Somoa

    It was the territorial divide of the South West. U.S. and Germany split the islands. -Power
  • Platt Amendment

    the U.S. would end its military occupation in Cuba. IT withdrew military forces from Cuba. -Power
  • Roosevelt Corollary

    The U.S. has the right to protect its economic interests in South and Central America. -Power, Profits
  • U.S Virgin Islands

    The U.S. began negotiations with Denmark for this land. The land was sold to the U.S. for $25 million. -Profits, Power
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    Mexican American War

    the U.S. annexed Texas and Mexico challenged. Battles were fought in Texas, and Mexico was invaded.
    -Politics, Power